The report notes that hackers like using cloud-based web-hosting services like Amazon and GoDaddy due to their low costs and easy set-up processes, which give attackers an efficient way to develop and push out malicious sites. Amazon hosts the most malware distributors with 16 percent of them, while GoDaddy hosts 14 percent.
The study also found that 44 percent of the world’s malware is hosted within the United States:
Solutionary also noted that the cloud-based hosting services let malware distributors avoid detection because they can create IP addresses in a trusted space and don’t need to worry about being blocked by geographic blacklists, for example.
Amazon has a full page dedicated to vulnerability reporting, which you can check out here.